‘Two and a Half Men’ actor Conchata Ferrell, well known for her role as Berta the housekeeper in the series, passed away at the age of 77 in Sherman Oaks on Tuesday (local time).
The demise of the two-time Emmy nominated actor was confirmed by a representative of Warner Bros. Chuck Lorre (the creator & executive producer of ‘Two and a Half Men’) expressed sorrow over the loss and termed the late actor as “one of the greats.”
The studio behind “Two and a Half Men”, Warner Bros tweeted “We are saddened by the loss of Conchata Ferrell and are grateful for the years she brought us laughs as Berta which will live on forever.”
Not long ago in May, Ferrell had been sick for quite a while was hospitalized. She additionally went through longer than a month in the ICU, where she was hit by a cardiac arrest at one point. Conchata was later moved to a long-term treatment center, where she was on a respirator and dialysis.
Ferrell is most popularly known for essaying the role of Berta during all 12 seasons of ‘Two and a Half Men,’ for which she had also received two Primetime Emmy Award nominations in the category for supporting female actor in a comedy series.
She is survived by her sound mixer husband Arnold Anderson, a daughter and two step-daughters.